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Keeping Canada’s Economy and Jobs Growing Act (S.C. 2011, c. 24)

Assented to 2011-12-15

PART 9GAS TAX FUND — FINANCING MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE

Marginal note:Maximum payment of $2,000,000,000

 On the requisition of the Minister set out in Schedule I.1 of the Financial Administration Act with respect to the Office of Infrastructure of Canada, there may be paid out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for each fiscal year beginning on or after April 1, 2014, in accordance with the terms and conditions approved by the Treasury Board, a sum of not more than $2,000,000,000 to provinces, territories, municipalities, municipal associations, provincial, territorial and municipal entities and First Nations for the purpose of municipal, regional and First Nations infrastructure.

PART 102009, c. 2, s. 297CANADIAN SECURITIES REGULATION REGIME TRANSITION OFFICE ACT

 Subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act is replaced by the following:

Marginal note:Maximum payment
  • 14. (1) The Minister may make direct payments, in an aggregate amount not exceeding $33,000,000, or any other amount that may be specified in an appropriation Act, to the Transition Office for its use.

PART 112005, c. 47, s. 1WAGE EARNER PROTECTION PROGRAM ACT

Amendment to the Act

Marginal note:2009, c. 2, s. 342

 Paragraph (a) of the definition “eligible wages” in subsection 2(1) of the Wage Earner Protection Program Act is replaced by the following:

  • (a) wages other than severance pay and termination pay that were earned during the longer of the following periods:

    • (i) the six-month period ending on the first day on which there was a receiver in relation to the former employer, and

    • (ii) the period beginning on the day that is six months before the day on which a proposal under Division I of Part III of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act is filed by or in respect of the employer or the day on which proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act are commenced and ending on the date of the bankruptcy or the first day on which there was a receiver in relation to the former employer; and

Transitional Provision

Marginal note:Transitional

 The Wage Earner Protection Program Act, as amended by section 163, applies

  • (a) in respect of wages owing to an individual by an employer who becomes bankrupt after June 5, 2011; and

  • (b) in respect of wages owing to an individual by an employer any of whose property comes under the possession or control of a receiver as defined in subsection 243(2) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, after June 5, 2011.

PART 12AMENDMENTS RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT

R.S., c. H-6Canadian Human Rights Act

 Subsection 9(2) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is repealed.

 
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